Apparently some three year old toddler has went completely fucking insane, and is now trapped in a deluded world of Thomas The Tank Engine. The boy of three trapped in the world of Thomas The Tank Engine after watching show for five hours a day | Mail Online He should be running around laughing and playing with the other children at his nursery. But because he watches so much TV, one three-year-old boy has already become cut off from his peers, trapped in his own Thomas The Tank Engine world instead. The toddler, known only as Max, has spent so long watching the show that he barely speaks to other children at He watches the cartoon for as many as five hours a day and doctors fear that it has had a long-term effect on his development and communication skills. The programme is full of catchphrases, such as the character Thomas saying he wants to be a really useful engine and exclaiming well bust my buffers, or those of his faithful coaches Annie and Claribel We feel so full,we feel so full. Another well-known phrase goes Silly old Gordon fell in the ditch, fell in the ditch, fell in the ditch, from the episode which shows the big engine purposely running into a ditch to avoid pulling a goods train. The boy, who lives in the U.S, is being treated by a specialist in California. Doctors are so alarmed that they have reported his behaviour in a paper published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. However, his case is by no means unique and experts warn that children who watch too much television may be in danger of suffering learning difficulties later on.